Nursing/Health Sciences

COSD students offer A Chance to Dance

It’s a rite of passage. Along with the end of high school come the gowns, tuxedos and corsages: prom night is an evening anxiously anticipated by high school guys and gals alike, and it pales in comparison only to graduation day. But not everyone gets to go to the grand promenade. Many people with intellectual… Read more »

Kinesiology professor leads concussion research

Nestled away deep in the basement of the Rickel Building lies the Kinesiology Department’s Exercise & Sport Performance Lab which, upon first glance, may not appear to be a lab at all. With racks, weights, and lifting platforms filling the expanse of the space, you might think you’d accidentally stumbled into the football team’s weight… Read more »

TCU alumnus leads informatics innovation

As Providence Health & Services’ newest Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, Dave Hanson ‘03 is helping lead the way in the future of health care technology systems. Like many health care professionals, Dave Hanson decided to pursue a career in nursing because he wanted to make a difference. “For me, it’s not just a job,” he… Read more »

Parenting expert to speak at TCU Oct. 18

There are plenty of reasons people wait to have a child, but the lack of an instruction manual isn’t one of them. That’s where research experts such as Dr. Terri Combs-Orme come into play. Join Combs-Orme, endowed professor at the Urban Child Institute at the University of Tennessee, and the TCU Department of Social Work… Read more »

Shaping the future of health care

Harris College launches collaborative institute to shape the future of health care Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences is pleased to announce the formation of the Health Innovation Institute at TCU (HIIAT), a collaborative institute that houses four related centers: the Center for Translational Research; the Center for Collaborative Practice; the Center for Oncology… Read more »

TCU and UNT Health Science Center select dean for new M.D. school

Stuart D. Flynn, M.D., says new school will impact health care in Texas for generations Texas Christian University and UNT Health Science Center have selected Stuart D. Flynn, M.D., dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, as the founding dean of the new M.D. school the two institutions are establishing in Fort Worth…. Read more »

Partnership with UNTHSC and Debbie Rhea honored at HealthCare Heroes

Fort Worth Business presented the 2016 Healthcare Hero awards Wednesday night at the Fort Worth Club. Texas Christian University and the University of North Texas Health Science Center’s partnership for the new M.D. school was honored with the Vision Award. The HealthCare Heroes Vision Award is given to individuals or institutions that provide a new… Read more »

Juniors participate in inaugural White Coat Ceremony

The School of Nursing in Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences held its inaugural White Coat Ceremony for junior nursing majors Jan. 14 in the Robert Carr Chapel. June Marshall ’97 (DNP ’11), nurse scientist at Texas Health Resources, spoke at the ceremony. Recent TCU nursing alumni assisted with presenting the white coats. The… Read more »

Online Nursing Graduate Program rises in rankings

U.S. News & World Report today announced that Texas Christian University’s online graduate nursing program has been ranked 20, up 24 spots from 44 last year. Program rankings consider student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation, student services and technology and admissions selectivity. “I attribute this increased recognition to the dedication of our faculty… Read more »

Research shows more recess improves learning outcomes

Recess is so much more than monkey bars and freeze tag, and Debbie Rhea, professor of kinesiology, associate dean for Health Sciences and Research and director of the LiiNK Project, is leading the movement to add more mandatory recesses for a half-dozen schools in North Texas. Learn more about the LiiNK Project in this story… Read more »